Erri De Luca

1950 - Today

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Enrico "Erri" De Luca (born 20 May 1950, Naples) is an Italian novelist, translator and poet. He has been recognized by critic Giorgio De Rienzo of Corriere della Sera as "the writer of the decade". He is also known for his opposition to the Lyon-Turin high speed train line, and is being sued for having called for its sabotage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erri De Luca has received more than 109,611 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Erri De Luca is the 3,535th most popular writer (down from 3,151st in 2019), the 2,759th most popular biography from Italy and the 196th most popular Italian Writer.

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Among writers, Erri De Luca ranks 3,535 out of 5,794Before him are Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Arthur Waley, Georgette Heyer, Sophie Kinsella, Apion, and Ivanka Trump. After him are José Cadalso, Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Olaf Bull, Maxwell Anderson, Jacob of Edessa, and Yusuf Idris.

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Among people born in 1950, Erri De Luca ranks 224Before him are Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, Richard Galliano, Jim Beaver, Krzysztof Wielicki, Kurt Koch, and Edgar Savisaar. After him are Eddie Clarke, Franklin Chang Díaz, Oswaldo de Oliveira, David Brin, Jerry Zucker, and Li Yuanchao.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Erri De Luca ranks 2,759 out of 4,088Before him are Giuseppe Tucci (1894), Armando Picchi (1935), Francesco Marchisano (1929), Aldo Nadi (1899), Fernando Tambroni (1901), and Vannoccio Biringuccio (1480). After him are Nossis (null), Enrico Chiesa (1970), Ulisse Dini (1845), Sergio Martino (1938), Paolo Sardi (1934), and Cecco Angiolieri (1260).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Erri De Luca ranks 196Before him are Corrado Alvaro (1895), Roberto Saviano (1979), Francesco de Sanctis (1817), Carlo Rosselli (1899), Alfredo M. Bonanno (1937), and Remmius Palaemon (100). After him are Nossis (null), Cecco Angiolieri (1260), Vasco Pratolini (1913), Luigi Alamanni (1495), Tullio Pinelli (1908), and Lino Aldani (1926).

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